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India to donate Covid-19 vaccine

Vice President and Minister of Health and Child Care, Constantino Chiwenga has announced that Zimbabwe will be receiving Covid 19 vaccine from India. In a media briefing, VP Chiwenga noted that government will be purchasing another set of doses for the vaccination program which was launched a week ago. VP Chiwenga added that this purchase would also cement the economic ...

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US renews sanctions on Zimbabwe

United States President Joe Biden has issued a notice on the continuation of sanctions imposed on Zimbabwe in 2003, citing lack of reform in restoring democracy. In the notice, President Biden noted that the actions and policies of the Zimbabwe government are allegedly a threat to the US foreign policy and so the renewal of the sanctions for another year ...

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Zim COVID19 lockdown restrictions eased

Zimbabwe President. Honourable Emmerson Mnangagwa has announced new relaxed lockdown measures following the falling numbers in covid-19 cases in the country. In a live televised press conference to the nation yesterday, President Mnangagwa said everyone must remain alert to maintain the positive results the lockdowns have contributed in the fight against the pandemic. The revised lockdown measures paved way for ...

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New Foreign Minister sworn in

President Mnangagwa has sworn in Ambassador Frederick Shava as new Minister for Foreign Affairs replacing the late national hero, Lieutenant General Sibusiso Moyo who succumbed to Covid-19 in January. Ambassador Frederick Shava has taken oath of office as the new Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade at State House saying he will be faithful to President Mnangagwa towards his ...

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Opposition councils have failed people: ED

President Mnangagwa said the people have suffered in the hands of opposition led councils and they must be voted out as they have abused their powers. Adressing the first Politburo meeting yesterday, President Mnangagwa said the Opposition is responsible for the delayed progress in urban councils and they must be rooted out. “We must vote them out of these councils, ...

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Rushwaya’s reinstatement divides ZMF

The Zimbabwe Miners Federation(ZMF) has been left divided following the contradictory statements made by both the CEO and spokesperson on Rushwaya’s reinstatement. Chaos began when ZMF CEO, William Takavarasha said Rushwaya was reinstated according to the company’s constitution. According to reports, the decision to reinstate Ms Rushwaya was arrived at on the basis that,” she remains innocent until proven guilty“. Meanwhile, ...

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Zimbabwean Charged for “terror” offences

A United Kingdom(UK) based Zimbabwean science teacher has been arrested for inciting acts of terrorism against the government of Zimbabwe. William Chinyanga(50) was charged with four counts of encouraging his followers using facebook to burn down petrol stations and businesses in Zimbabwe. Chinyanga yesterday appeared at the Old Bailey Court for a hearing and another date was set for a ...

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Presidium sinks Mthuli Ncube

After a disturbing statement by the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, both Vice President Chiwenga and President Mnangagwa have assured Zimbabweans of free Covid-19 vaccination for all. While adressing the nation the President confirmed that Zimbabwe is set to receive the Covid-19 vaccine which will be introduced soon. “Our overall national response strategy has reached a stage where we ...

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MDC-A Duo Denied Bail

A Harare Magistrate has turned down a bail appeal by Movement for Democratic Change Alliance(MDC-A)’s legislator Joanna Mamombe and activist Cecilia Chimbiri. Magistrate Stanford Mambanje who presided over the appeal said it is useless to grant the duo bail since they continue to break the law while on bail. The group was arrested on Monday after throwing a demonstration and ...

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Former ZANU-PF stalwart Savanhu dies

Former Mbare East Member of Parliament (MP) and Deputy minister of Lands and Resettlement, Tendai Savanhu(52) has passed away after contracting the deadly Covid-19 pandemic. The former MP’s death comes after Zimbabwe has lost over a thousand people including four cabinet ministers and other prominent persons to the pandemic in the past few weeks. Savanhu was previously expelled and stripped ...

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